how to pronounce piggyback


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the above transcription of piggyback is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

piggyback is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of piggyback in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… to self went offered a piggyback ride by …”

meaning of piggyback

Piggyback means to carry on the back of someone else.

piggyback frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word piggyback occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics piggyback can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that piggyback can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

4) transport and travel;

words with pronunciation similar to piggyback


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